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Basilica Minore de Immaculada Concepcion

Malolos Church
Right after the Barasoain Church, Jose Conjuanco Mansion and in front of Maloos City Hall, you can see this lovely place.  The whole Malolos City is a simple town in terms of road plan, you just ride a jeepney from Bulacan Capital Building or the best thing you can do is to ask he people around if where is your destinations, they can actually help you.  So, now here the history of this historical convent:

In this convent, General Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy as President of the First Philippine Republic, held his office from September 10, 1898 to March 29, 1899.   It is now the seat of the Diocese of Malolos, and has been the bastion of faith for the past centuries and beside this old church is the tree planted by Pres. Aguinaldo.

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The predominant feature of the Cathedral-Basilica is the semi-circular arch in its lower part. The facade is divided by single and coupled Doric columns in three segments, and is dominated by large semi-circular arches of the openings in the first level, and the smaller ones superimposed on the second level which are alternately semicircular and segmented. source: www.wikipedia.org

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The Kalayaan Tree (Tree of Freedom)
This centuries-old tree has been a living witness to many historic events that transpired on this hollowed plaza.  It was planted by Pres. Aguinaldo during a lull in the historic Malolos Convention.

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When General Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy used the nearby convent as Palacio Presidencial from September 10, 1898 to March 29, 1899.  He transacted many affairs of states under the shade of this tree. Beside the bell tower of this historical structure is the tower of bells.  The bells that attracts attention of the tourist because of the position, the number of bells and the brilliant gold color of it.  This historical landmark and the foundation of faith of Roman Catholic is just 30 minutes jeepney ride from Bulacan Capitol for nine pesos.  Almost in front of Malolos City Hall and just few meters from Barasoain Church and Casa Real Shrine.

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